NameValueFileSectionHandler Class
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NameValueFileSectionHandler Class

Provides access to a configuration file. This type supports the .NET Framework configuration infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Namespace: System.Configuration
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public class NameValueFileSectionHandler : IConfigurationSectionHandler
public class NameValueFileSectionHandler implements IConfigurationSectionHandler
public class NameValueFileSectionHandler implements IConfigurationSectionHandler

The file attribute of the appSettings section specifies a relative path to an external file containing custom application-configuration settings. The details provided in the file act as an appSettings section in the configuration file. The file is accessed using the NameValueFileSectionHandler class. The file must have its root element match the section referring to it.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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